11 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Social problems--United States.

  1. Roger W. Wilkins papers, 1861-2012

    18,000 items ; 25 containers plus 1 classified ; 10 linear feet ; 69 digital files (4.5 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Civil rights activist, professor of history, journalist, and United States assistant attorney general in President Lyndon B. Johnson's adminstration. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notebooks, teaching material, family papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, digital files, and other papers relating to Wilkins's career and civil rights and social activism.

  2. People for the American Way and People for the American Way Foundation records, 1980-2009

    105,000 items ; 359 containers plus 1 oversize ; 143.4 linear feet ; 107 digital files (273 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Progressive advocacy organization. Founded in 1981 by Norman Lear, Barbara Jordan, Theodore M. Hesburgh, and Andrew Heiskell as Citizens for Constitutional Concerns, Inc. Renamed People for the American Way in 1985 and People for the American Way Foundation in 1998. The records include administrative files, reports, correspondence, meeting materials, photographs, publications, press files,...

  3. John Haynes Holmes papers, 1899-1983

    84,800 items ; 277 containers ; 110 linear feet ; 54 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Unitarian clergyman and author. Correspondence, writings, printed matter, and other papers reflecting Holmes's public career and social reform movements that he supported.

  4. United States. President's Research Committee on Social Trends records, 1924-1936

    17,000 items ; 31 containers plus 6 oversize ; 13.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Statistics compiled from census returns of 1910, 1920, and 1930 for eighteen cities used in preparing three chapters of the final report of the committee; also drafts of some of the chapters with commentary prepared for the Library of Congress by authors of the chapters, scrapbooks relating to the committee and reaction to its final report, a serialized condensation of the report; and data from...

  5. Samuel W. Dike papers, 1870-1913

    9,800 items ; 28 containers ; 12 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Congregational minister and social reformer. Correspondence, speeches, articles, book drafts, an unfinished autobiography, lecture notes, family papers, reports, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating chiefly to Dike's correspondence with members of the National Divorce Reform League (later known as the National League for the Protection of the Family) and others pertaining mainly to...

  6. Elliot L. Richardson papers, 1780-1999

    369,000 items ; 1,055 containers plus 12 classified and 10 oversize ; 470 linear feet ; 1 digital file (594.73 KB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    U. S. cabinet officer, politician, and lawyer, of Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, subject files, reports, briefing data, financial records, printed materials, photographs, and other papers relating to Richardson's political career in Massachusetts, as a cabinet official or representative of the president during the administrations of Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R....

  7. Kendrick-Brooks family papers, 1831-2000

    11,500 items ; 33 containers plus 1 oversize ; 13.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Club women, civil rights activists, educators, entertainers, and family members. Correspondence, social club records, writings, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Ruby Moyse Kendrick's activities with the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs; Hattie Kendrick's civil rights activism in Cairo, Illinois; Antoinette Brooks Mitchell's expatriate life in England and...

  8. Clara Barton papers, 1805-1958

    62,000 items ; 177 containers plus 6 oversize and 3 vault ; 62.6 linear feet ; 123 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Philanthropist, nurse, educator, and lecturer. Correspondence, diaries, reports, legal and financial papers, organizational records, lectures, writings, scrapbooks, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Barton's work to provide relief services during the Civil War and the Franco-Prussian War, the work of the American National Red Cross which she founded, and the National...

  9. John Bartlow Martin papers, 1900-1986

    150,000 items ; 453 containers including 8 oversize, plus 1 classified ; 180.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Author, journalist, political adviser, and United States ambassador to the Dominican Republic. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, drafts, notebooks, research files, political campaign files, family and estate papers, photographs, and other papers documenting Martin's career as a free-lance journalist, his role as an advance man, speechwriter, and adviser to Democratic...

  10. Blackwell family papers, 1759-1960

    29,000 items ; 96 containers ; 40 linear feet ; 76 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Family members include author and suffragist Alice Stone Blackwell (1857-1950); her parents, Henry Browne Blackwell (1825-1909) and Lucy Stone (1818-1893), abolitionists and advocates of women's rights; her aunt, Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910), the first woman to receive an academic medical degree; and Elizabeth Blackwell's adopted daughter, Kitty Barry Blackwell (1848-1936). Includes...